Bid Writer/Business Development Manager - Wapping, London

  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Up to £45,000 DoE
  • Ref 9286

Do you want to work in a beautiful location overlooking the Thames and Canary Wharf, in a friendly team? Do you enjoy the thrill of winning new business? Are you able to complete bid proposals and invitation to tender documents? My client is looking to bring on a Bid Writer/Business Development Manager to join their team of 35 friendly and social Architects, supporting the Directors in winning new business and having input into the jobs that the Practice bid on.

This role would suit an Architect who is looking to gain experience and knowledge of business development too.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Searching local authority portals for available projects to bid on
  • Completing all paperwork relating to the bid, including invitation to tender, legalities, fees etc.
  • Supporting the Director and senior staff to locate and secure opportunities, through market research
  • Cultivating relationships with key clients and consultants to ensure the growth and retention of the business
  • Coordinating meetings with new clients and directors
  • Delivering communications strategies including media relations, speaking opportunities, internal communications and social media
  • Fee proposals and BID negotiations
  • Marketing and PR

Required Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience of business development in an architectural practice
  • Proven track record of building and maintaining relationships with key clients
  • Experience of developing new industry contacts and knowledge of Local Authorities
  • Marketing experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Architectural knowledge or Qualification in Architecture would be beneficial

Salary & Package
The Role would offer a salary up to £45,000 depending on experience, along with annual leave entitlement of 20 days plus Christmas break.

Soft Benefits
Offering a beautiful view of the Thames and Canary Wharf, there are regular pizza lunches and earlier finishes on a Friday for social drinks. Also, there is an annual team trip where the whole team are taken away on a break overseas (last year was 3 days in Berlin!).

If you have the required skills and experience and would like to be considered for this amazing opportunity, please forward your CV and portfolio ASAP to or call 01243 779789.

Please note that due to the quantity of applications received, we cannot get back to everyone. If you do not receive a reply from us within 7 working days then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Be aware however that we will keep a copy of your CV/Portfolio and keep you in mind for any future vacancies.

Job Ref: 9286
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